Because of our interest in photography, we have lots of sets of rechargeable batteries. Our system for keeping the same four batteries together and knowing which sets were charged and which were in need of a charge hadn’t been working very well. Inevitably, one of us (usually me) would put them in the wrong pocket; leaving us with a jumble of charged and uncharged batteries.
Here's a typical scene from a tourist destination, usually somewhere in the southern US: an older guy wearing sandals, dress socks and a guayaberas shirt, carrying around a Nikon or Leica camera outfit and taking snapshots at high noon. After every few shots, he takes out his handkerchief or lens tissue and cleans the front element of his lens, removing all dust and any possible smudges. Sound right? Take a hard look next time if you don't know what I'm talking about!! But more importantly, does this do any good? Will dirt and dust really show up in pictures? Is it necessary to clean minor dust and fingerprint smudges from the camera lens?
I've spent many sleepless nights contemplating just the thoughts above. Now, thanks to some unscientific testing and serious abuse, I've been able to sleep better at nights with my new found knowledge.
If your house was burning, what would you take with you? It's a conflict between what's practical, valuable and sentimental. What you would take reflects your interests, background and priorities. Think of it as an interview condensed into one question.
Christopher Jonassen’s series “Devour” appears to involve some rather expensive photography equipment, perhaps a Nikon D3x attached to the Hubble Telescope, but these fascinating and sinister planetary portraits are actually just photographs of the surfaces of frying pans. Now that you know they’re frying pans, the series title seems quite descriptive.
Though the actual percentage of gear that gets damaged is very small compared to the overall volume of equipment we send out, over the years there have been a few, uh, interesting stories of people behaving badly with our equipment...
Tilt-shift miniature style photos are pictures of real-life scenes that are manipulated to look like model photographs.
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